Don't you understand me? This cloud over my head is not ok. There are things that I need to get done, and it doesn't give you permission to take a shot below the belt. We have so little time; let's not spend it in anger. I am in the deep end and can't find air. I am throwing punches with a blindfold on. Because I may just brake suddenly. I would rather not explode. That's your job. I'm stuck in between two worlds in a maze of dreams and thoughts. What a bitter sweet symphony life is, but I wouldn't have it any other way.

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    General Commentbasically saying:
    we have good times and bad times why not lend a hand instead of being a douche and tearing people down

    he "wouldnt have it any other way" because living life without emotions is not truly living
    karasu123456on February 02, 2009   Link
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    General Commentquite a good song great guitar opening
    antirap25on September 07, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYet again, I believe ABR are campaigning for a better world. Their music sends the message of peace and understanding. They, I believe, are adamantly against the muteness and uncaring visage of the world. Basicly, it's what would be hailed as an idealistic emo message, presented in a non-whiny, virtuous sense.
    exnihiloon March 21, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think he's talking about how when he's going through tough times, he needs help. And when people pick on him, it just makes things worse. At the same time, however, he is saying that life is still good.
    brianiskewlon April 01, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti can pretty much relate to this song. my most favorite line ever is, "what a bittersweet symphony life is, but i wouldnt have it any other way." i love this band
    indiejesuson July 13, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti love them more. !
    ekyryliukon August 22, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love them more than you all lol.
    AdamBurnsRedon October 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this band so much. Their music is really good, in our world today where there's thousands and thousands of hardcore bands. Their music is just so honest.
    Going to see them sooooooon ^___^
    forever_hauntedon October 12, 2007   Link
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    General Commentps. this song reminds me of the time when I almost drowned lol.
    forever_hauntedon October 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI need your help so dont take advantage of me. You may choose to give up but i refuse. Life is tough but i chose to fight, rise above, and conquer.
    HISIAMhollywoodon November 25, 2007   Link

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